Inter followed up a successful week following the restart with an infinitely more frustrating seven days.
A comeback win in Parma and a rather impressive 6-0 demolition of struggling Brescia allowed Inter to flex their muscles and show that they were title dark horses heading into the last dozen games.
However, fast forward to Sunday evening and Inter undid a portion of their good work with a lacklustre 2-1 defeat at the hands of ten-man Bologna.
Contrasting results have brought about contrasting reactions from Inter fans. Here is what we can all agree on in terms of what Antonio Conte’s side has taught us this week..
Achraf Hakimi Done
Inter have officially completed the signing of Moroccan defender/wing-back Achraf Hakimi from Real Madrid.
Hakimi has established himself as one of the best full backs in word football over the past two seasons where he has been plying his trade with Borussia Dortmund.
The deal demonstrates the pull of Inter under Suning and the club’s ambition to return to Europe’s top table.
Credit to Beppe Marotta and Piero Ausillo for getting such a massive deal done. Next stop David Alaba? We can dream..
Victor Moses May Be Worth Retaining
After an excellent cameo in the 2-1 comeback win in Parma last weekend, Victor Moses got a start at home to Brescia and certainly impressed.
Inter missed his industry against Bologna as he sat out with a knock.
His crossing ability and forward thinking play over the two aforementioned fixtures has left Antonio Conte with much thought going into the latter stage of this season.
Initially, bar an assist in the derby for Lukaku, Moses seemed a potential dud and short term at best but he has now until the end of the season to prove the past week hasn’t just been a flash in the pan. His buyout price is set at €12million but Chelsea may lower it. Continue reading
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